Magnolia Wynn Le Guin family papers

Magnolia Wynn Le Guin family papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Le Guin, Magnolia Wynn, b. 1869
Title: Magnolia Wynn Le Guin family papers
Dates: 1884-2000
Quantity: 0.8 Linear feet (2 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms2707

Biographical/Historical Note

Magnolia Wynn Le Guin (1869-1947) was born in High Falls (Monroe County, Georgia) to J.A.C. (1821-1907) and Mary Ann Wynn (1828-1904). Her family moved to Wynn's Mill (Henry County, Georgia) when she was three years old, and she lived there the rest of her life. In 1892 she married Ghu Gilbert Le Guin (1870-1950) and they had nine children.

Charles A. Le Guin is the grandson of Magnolia Wynn Le Guin and a professor of history at Portland State University

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of diaries and copybooks kept by Magnolia Wynn Le Guin from 1892-1945. Also included are some family correspondence and correspondence and materials concerning publication of the diaries by Charles Le Guin, grandson of Magnolia Wynn Le Guin.


Arranged by record type.

Index Terms

Copybooks (instructional materials).
Henry County (Georgia)--Genealogy.
Le Guin family -- Correspondence
Le Guin, Magnolia Wynn, b. 1869 -- Diaries
LeGuin, Charles A. -- Correspondence

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Magnolia Wynn Le Guin family papers, 1884-2000. MS 2707. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Autograph Album Magnolia Wynn, 1884-1886
2Diary Magnolia Wynn, 1892
3Diary Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1901-1904
4Diary Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1903-1906 February
5Diary Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1905-1906 June
6Diary Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1906 July-1907 March
7Diary Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1907 March-1913 September
8Copybook Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1903-1908
9Copybook Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1911-1918
10Copybook Magnolia Wynn Le Guin, 1945
21Genealogy charts
2Biographical information
3Correspondence-family, 1887-1889
4Correspondence-family, 1890-1893
5Correspondence-family, 1902-1953 & nd
6Correspondence-Charles Le Guin re: book publication, 1971-1989
7Correspondence-Charles Le Guin re: book publication, 1990
8Correspondence-Charles Le Guin re: book publication, 1991-2000 & nd
9 A Home-Concealed Woman...-typed sections of book
10Maps re: book publication
11Paintings by Magnolia Wynn Le Guin (photocopies only)
11Drawings of plants/dried plant specimens
12Clippings-reviews of A Home-Concealed Woman..., 1990-1992
13New Hope United Methodist Church (Henry County, GA) -history and clippings
14High Falls State Park (Jackson, GA)-history
15Clippings-Wynn/Le Guin family
16Writings-recipes and undated diary page by Magnolia Wynn Le Guin
17Writings-re: Progressive Farmer